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FTC demonstrates a continued focus on cookie compliance

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 24 2012

It has been reported that Google is currently negotiating with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding the size of the fine it will have to pay as a result of its alleged use of cookies to override the privacy protections that are incorporated in Apple Inc.’s Safari Internet browser

Sugar vs. high fructose corn syrup: a bittersweet debate

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2012

Several organizations that represent farmers and refiners of cane sugar (“Sugar Producers”) recently filed a false advertising lawsuit against several organizations that represent corn refiners and producers of high fructose corn syrup (“HFCS Producers”) in the US District Court for the Central District of California

Skechers pays up and agrees to "shape up" its deceptive health & fitness claims

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 30 2012

Skechers USA recently agreed to pay $40 million to settle charges brought against it by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) based on the company’s claims that its toning shoes could provide beneficial weight loss and muscle toning results to consumers

FTC reaches settlement with company engaged in deceptive negative option marketing

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 6 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently reached a settlement with several defendants that were accused of marketing “free” trial offers for free credit reports, health and beauty products, work-at-home schemes, access to government grants, and more

Urban Outfitters faces another lawsuit for collecting customer ZIP codes

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2014

Urban Outfitters is facing yet another putative class action lawsuit over its practice of collecting customers’ ZIP codes in connection with credit

High profile data breaches spur legislative action on cyber security

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2014

After a spate of high-profile data security breaches, many legislators, businesses, and consumers are asking what can be done to prevent such

Not all California consumers “like” Facebook advertising practices

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2011

A putative class action lawsuit is currently pending against Facebook, Inc., operator of Facebook.com, over their use of “Sponsored Stories,” whereby a product or page that a user “Likes” is displayed on that user’s friends’ newsfeeds along with their name and image

PCI issues E-Commerce Guidelines

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2013

The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council released new guidelines that serve as a supplement to the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI

Friends cannot spam friends on Facebook without giving rise to a CAN-SPAM violation

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2012

A recent decision from the US District Court from the Northern District of California serves as a reminder to advertisers that encouraging users to send commercial messages from their Facebook accounts may result in civil liability under the CAN-SPAM Act

Louboutin loses preliminary injunction against Yves Saint Laurent

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2011

Christian Louboutin, maker of the famous red-soled heels, was denied a preliminary injunction by Judge Victor Marrero in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York